Founding Advisor | Progress Toronto
Richard Peddie is a Founding Advisor of Progress Toronto. When in university, Richard Peddie wrote down a dream that he wanted to lead a NBA team. After nineteen years in consumer products, president of SkyDome, and time with TSN he became the president of the Toronto Raptors. A year later the Maple Leafs purchased the Raptors; created Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, and made Peddie their president and CEO. Peddie had 14 busy years at MLSE building Air Canada Centre, BMO Field and Maple Leaf Square, as well as launching Canada’s first MLS team Toronto FC. Since retirement he has pivoted into being a voice for a better Toronto.